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How Financial Freedom Will Change Your Life
What does financial freedom mean? In short, it describes a lifestyle that is organized in such a way that...
Statistics Show Why You Should Focus On Improving Social Media
Without getting sidetracked in paid advertisements, boosting posts, and doing other stuff that doesn’t work, entrepreneurs should always be...
How I saved a thousand dollars by cancelling my cellphone (while keeping my number)
I finally took the plunge and cancelled my cellphone. I’ve been using internet based telephone systems for years now,...
If You Wrote A Nonfiction Book, What Would It Be About?
Have you ever thought about writing a book? Most of us have at one point or another. Writing a book used to be a stuffy, exclusive process only reserved for the happy few – but my Write a Book in a Week program has opened up the benefits of... Read more
A Year In Review

A Year In Review

Journal December 1, 2019 0

December for me is a month in which I look back on the past year, and set some goals for the new year ahead. It’s an exciting month for me, with Christmas being my favourite holiday of the year. Decorating the house always marks the fact that we’ve made... Read more
Are you getting the best use out of your camera?

I see a lot of fellow travellers who are trying to capture some amazing scenery or city skyline with a decent camera, while shooting on “full auto” – sometimes even with flash. It makes me cringe a little every time. It’s like buying a Porsche (or another fancy sports car brand of your choice) but only driving it in first gear around the block.

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Cash Flow Is The Life Blood Of Every Business
Imagine we were in a room full of small business owners and we asked them all one simple question. “What is the one thing your business needs the most to survive and grow?” You’d get a variety of answers. “A product or service people want.” “A large number of... Read more
Buying art for dummies: a quick guide
It all started when cavemen began to draw on the walls. Since then everyone has, at one point or another, displayed some form of art in their home. It might have been something our kids created in kindergarten, for mom to proudly display on the fridge. Or maybe it’s a genuine impressionist painting by an elephant... Read more
Travel and scenic photography 101
When you are driving through the Canadian Rocky Mountains, somewhere near Banff National Park, and you notice a black SUV parked half off the road and some Dutch guy leaning to the left to avoid a branch with his camera in the act of getting that perfect angle, you have met me.... Read more
Don’t Pitch Me, Bro – I Don’t Appreciate It
It appears that LinkedIn is becoming the new Facebook and Facebook is becoming the new LinkedIn. I’m so tired of the social media bullshit. There’s nothing social about it. On Facebook I’m lucky if I see one post from a friend for every ad they force down my newsfeed.... Read more
Want To Have A Better Work-Life Balance And More Money In Your Life?
Work life balance is not always about the hustle and constantly working hard versus “binging” on vacation and days off. It’s about having the choice to work hard on the days you want, but also to do absolutely nothing on those days where you’re tired of it all. Without... Read more
5 Reasons I Didn’t Move To Vancouver… But Love Visiting
It’s with mixed feelings but a happy heart that after 11+ years in Calgary I’ve decided it’s time for change. After being landlocked for this long I miss being near the water. Real water: salty water. So it’s time to move on and I’ve got my destination set for Vancouver’s... Read more
Las Vegas Dining Comps, Show Tickets And Spa Passes
I’ve shared them before, the happiest words in the English language: WE’RE GOING TO VEGAS. Just booked TWO flights for 77 dollars in taxes for a return ticket. The fare itself was 0 (zero) dollars. That’s travel hacking at it’s finest. If you’re not yet part of my Travel... Read more